Welcome to
the Abbey DLD Group of Colleges
A-Level, GCSE, BTEC, & International Foundation Programme
Preparing students
for the UK's most prestigious universities

Welcome to the Abbey DLD Group of Colleges

The Abbey DLD Group of Colleges consists of three independent sixth form colleges located in Cambridge, London and Manchester. We offer GCSE, A-Level, BTEC, Foundation, Preparation, and Combined Studies Programmes. Since 1931 the Abbey DLD Group has been synonymous with premium quality education, top university destinations, and enriching student experiences.

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Ana | Georgia

‘Teachers helped me to achieve my best, and they would always give extra help when I needed it most.’

Eniola | Nigeria

‘I was made to feel so welcome by everyone; houseparents, other students, and teachers became friends.’

Fiona | Albania

‘I learnt each subject at a deep level. It has helped me grow a lot and has made me a better person.’

Ian | Malaysia

‘I have been taught by some very talented teachers.’

Jacky | Taiwan

‘It is a privilege to study here with cleverest students and professors in the world.’

Lujian | Egypt

‘Studying here has helped me to become more responsible and prepared for life at University.’

Maheyra | Bangladesh

‘It is a very diverse and welcoming community, both students and teachers are very approachable.’

Suleyman | Turkey

‘The teachers are the best! Their expertise inspired me to pursue a career in scientific research.’

Victoria | Uruguay

‘I have received plenty of support and encouragement to keep pushing and improving myself.’

Results & Destinations

Our students achieve strong academic results across a wide range of courses and subjects, progressing on to join top UK and global universities.


GCSE Results



GCSE Results



GCSE Results



Average Score

Abbey College Cambridge


Average Score

DLD College London


Average Score

Abbey College Manchester


A-Level Results



A-Level Results



A-Level Results


Why Choose Abbey DLD?

DLD Abbey Colleges

Since 1931, Abbey DLD has been synonymous with high quality education, strong university destinations and enriching experiences. As an Abbey DLD student, you will leave college equipped with the skills and grades you need to progress in your career, having made friends and discoveries to remember for a life time.

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1 Aug 2022

Abbey College Cambridge is delighted to announce that Dr Elena (Ellen) Hesse has been appointed as the new Principal of Abbey College Cambridge.  She will be taking up her appointment in April 2023 at the start of the Summer Term. Ellen has a Master’s Degree from Matej Bel University in Slovakia where she majored in...

26 May 2022

View more pictures from the Abbey College Manchester Graduation Ceremony. On Wednesday 18th May, Year 13 students gathered at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Manchester for an evening of celebration as they graduate from Abbey College Manchester. The evening started with a drinks reception to allow time to socialise with family and friends. All students were invited...

20 May 2022

Date: Wednesday 8th June 2022 Time: 10am BST Register your attendance here. Join us for a virtual tour of Abbey College Cambridge. We will show you around the college facilities including classrooms boarding and communal areas. We will also tell you more about learning and living and at Abbey College Cambridge including extra-curricular activities and...

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